Aided by weather, Sri Lanka’s lockdown lockdown leads to decline in air, sea pollution

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent half the global population into some form of lockdown. Factories have closed, streets and highways lie empty, restaurants no longer serve customers. Sri Lanka, like most other countries, has imposed strict measures to contain the spread of the virus. And like in many other countries, the sweeping halt in activity has had a tangible impact on pollution.

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